MC Lyte

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Lana Michele Moorer (born October 11, 1970), better known by her stage name MC Lyte, is an American rapper, DJ, actress and entrepreneur. Considered one of the pioneers of female rap, Lyte first gained fame in the late 1980s, becoming the first solo female rapper to release a full album with 1988's critically acclaimed Lyte as a Rock. She released a total of eight solo studio albums (2015's Legend being her latest) and an EP with Almost September.With songs like "Cha Cha Cha", "Paper Thin", "10% Dis", "Ruffneck" (with which she became the first female solo rapper to achieve a gold certification) and "Poor Georgie", MC Lyte has influenced the work of later female rap figures such as Queen Latifah, Lil' Kim, Da Brat, Missy Elliott, Lauryn Hill and Eve, among others. She has also had collaborations with mainstream artists such as Sinéad O'Connor, Janet Jackson, Brandy, Boyz II Men, Xscape, Mary J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of MC Lyte has received more than 1,435,360 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. MC Lyte is the 3,219th most popular singer, the 14,618th most popular biography from United States and the 882nd most popular American Singer.

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  • 15

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  • 1.49

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  • 3.45

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Among singers, MC Lyte ranks 3,219 out of 3,541Before her are Sandro Nicolas, Dean, Daniel O'Donnell, Vanessa Amorosi, Ilinca Băcilă, and Debrah Scarlett. After her are Vrčak, Gor Sujyan, Petra Frey, Kehlani, Sara Evans, and Yui Yatyer.

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Among people born in 1970, MC Lyte ranks 792Before her are Regine Velasquez, Tamotsu Komatsuzaki, Derek Parra, Hiroshi Miyazawa, Seiichi Ogawa, and Masato Koga. After her are Trevor Linden, Joni Ernst, David Weir, Kenji Takahashi, Chad Deering, and Monty Brown.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, MC Lyte ranks 14,618 out of 15,968Before her are Herculez Gomez (1982), Wallace Spearmon (1984), Steve Pearce (1947), Brandi Rhodes (1983), Vania King (1989), and Kacey Musgraves (1988). After her are Gary Neal (1984), Rob McElhenney (1977), Josh Hamilton (1981), Kehlani (1995), Dustin Pedroia (1983), and Edward Moss (1977).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, MC Lyte ranks 882Before her are Jim Jones (1976), Lizz Wright (1980), Mindy McCready (1975), Fetty Wap (1991), Kiely Williams (1986), and Josh Turner (1977). After her are Kehlani (1995), Sara Evans (1971), Jake Shears (1978), Alec Benjamin (1994), Chingy (1980), and Kid Ink (1986).

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